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Kilkenny River Court Hotel

4.0 of 5 The Bridge | John Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cork, Ireland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for just one night but would happily return. Hotel was cosy and nice decorated. Our room was very clean and warm, had everything you'd need. Breakfast was good, massive selection and staff were friendly. Location of the hotel is ideal, walking distance to everything in the town, and on the river by Kilkenny castle which was lovely.

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a review for the breakfast only, which I had as a non-guest. The food was very good, fresh tasty and hot from well heated bins. The breakfast room is large, with floor to ceiling windows offering a spectacular view across the river to the castle and walls. There is no music and seating is comfortable. The staff are... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location in the heart of Kilkenny and walking distance to the shops,pubs and clubs. I found all of the staff to be incredibly helpful and obliging, nothing was too much trouble. I did feel that our room was a little out dated but very clean and spacious. Breakfast had a fantastic variety of continental and Irish breakfast. I particularly... More

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Karen 2306, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review and for your very valued custom. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us, from the perfect location to our very well-known breakfast buffet. Thank you for your kind comments in relation to the staff, it is always... More

Drogheda
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just returned from the River Court Hotel Kilkenny after a fantastic week end with my two sisters. Location is excellent, right in the city centre, everything within walking distance. The hotel itself if clean, comfortable and the staff are extremely friendly, nothing was too much trouble. The room was spacious and lots of facilities, tea making, lotions an... More

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maevey, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your wonderful review, and for choosing to stay with us recently. I am absolutely delighted to learn that you found all aspects of your stay fantastic, Thank you also for your kind praise of our staff. I will be sure to pass your generous comments on to the... More

Cork, Cork, Ireland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I first contacted this hotel the end of May with regard to bringing my husband to Kilkenny for his 50th birthday which was last Friday 14th November. From the very first e mail and in all the successive e mails back and forth regarding the planning of our get together and all the finishing touches I found Annette the reservation... More

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ML ORiordan, I would like to thank you very much for taking the time to write your review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted that all off your careful planning into your husband’s 50th birthday celebrations paid off. I know Annette and all of the team will be delighted that they could have played a small... More

New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Planning our trip to Kilkenny for a family birthday celebration, we chose the River Court Hotel based on location, views and on-line reviews. A few weeks later we found out the River Court Hotel is exactly where the party would be held. A bonus. The central location, lovely and accommodating staff and a room with magnificent views of Kilkenny Castle... More

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear James M, I would like to thank you very much for taking the time to write your review, and for your very valued custom. I am delighted that you decided to use the hotel as the location for your family gathering. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your visit so thoroughly from the comfortable accommodation to the friendly team... More

Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only problem about this hotel was getting the bus into the courtyard!! Very large comfortable rooms with twin beds, tv tea coiffee etc. The staff were very friendly and the rooms were tidied up when you went to breakfast so after a night on the town it was great to come back to clean towels, beds made etc. Not... More

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Laois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a one night stay with dinner for my husband's birthday and was delighted to find that we had been given an upgrade to the Earl of Ormond suite. What a treat! Big sitting room, lovely bedroom with complimentary robes and slippers, bottled water, and a fabulous view of the castle! Dinner in the Riverside Restaurant was excellent, as... More

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CT
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this hotel is very good with shopping, dining and pubs are all within walking distance. The rooms were clean though nothing special. The biggest issue was upon entering our room we were hit by a blast of heat. It seems the heat is centrally controlled and can not be adjusted in the rooms; therefore we opened the... More

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

DearruthieCt Thank you for posting a review of your recent visit to the Hotel and for your very valued custom. I am disappointed that overall there were certain issues that somewhat marred your stay with us. I will certainly look into the issue of the heating in your room. All of our rooms do have radiators which can be controlled... More

Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night while at Kilkenomics festival. Room was excellent, clean and pretty big. Bathroom was good although the shower takes a bit of cajoling to work. Breakfast was very good. I don't like buffet breakfast but this one was decent. Plus good selection of fruit pastries etc. There was a wedding on but I didn't hear it and... More

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear randomtraveller22, Thank you for posting a review of your recent visit to the Hotel and for your very valued custom. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay during the recent Kilenomics festival, one of the many fantastic festivals that takes place in Kilkenny each year. Thank you for your comments in relation to our extensive buffet breakfast. We... More

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Address: The Bridge | John Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Kilkenny River Court Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 90
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